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University of Iowa News Release

Jan. 7, 2004

Local Resident Serves On UI Parents Association Board

(Name) of (hometown) serves on the board of directors of the University of Iowa Parents Association.

All parents and guardians of University of Iowa undergraduate students are automatically members of the Parents Association, which was established in 1955 as the Dads Association and became the UI Parents Association in 1971. The organization was created to bring about a closer relationship among parents, students and the university.

The Parents Association website is and can be contacted at or by calling the on-campus liaison at 319-335-3557.

NOTE TO EDITORS: Receipt of this news release means that one of the parents serves on the board lives in your newspaper's coverage area. Names are listed below by city and state/province. Iowa residents are listed first, with other states/provinces listed in alphabetical order.

Cedar Rapids: Paul and Jane Pate (selected 2004)
Clinton: Clarence and Margaret Henry (selected 2004)
Iowa City: Geri and Michael Garvey
Mt. Vernon: Catherine Joyce Cryer
West Des Moines: Jim and Ann McCarthy; David and Dana McNeill (selected 2004)

Chicago: Regina Banks
Lake Forest: Mary Beidler
North Riverside: Kathy Fischer
St. Charles: Tom and Sue Rosella
Wheaton: Roy and Carmaine Pollack

Ontario, Canada
Toronto: Russ and Darlene Schaller

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Service, 300 Plaza Centre One, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

CONTACT(S): Tom Snee, 319-384-0010,